A Beginner’s Guide to Spinoza – gil morejón

I get asked these questions a lot: where do I begin with Spinoza? What’s he all about? What are his influences? What’s good secondary lit? I got tired of repeating myself, so I figured I’d put the answers all in one handy place. So here you go, an all-purpose beginner’s guide to Spinoza. What of…
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Plato and Transcendental Argument | Larval Subjects .

As I said in my post on Platonic dialectic, everything begins with an encounter. Encounters occur in a space of immanence. The Real erupts in the world. There’s a crisis. That’s what an encounter is. Something doesn’t fit with our expectations, our anticipations of how things should go, not our empirical recollections. Something erupts, an…
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